Overdosing on Marijuana — they said it couldn’t happen

“THC levels high enough to land users, excuse me, “medical marijuana patients” in the emergency room.”

The pro-pot lobby loves to opine on the “benign” nature of marijuana – all while celebrating the high quality/high THC content of developing products.

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Federal Law Trumps State & Local Marijuana Laws

Arizona–This amicus brief should send chills up the spines of every elected official (local, state and federal) in the country.
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The Will of The People? Ask the average voter…

Broken promises from the aggressive marijuana lobby and an increasingly enriched pot industry are the wolf in “compassionate” sheep’s clothing of “medical” marijuana laws and initiative petitions.

Has a new American drug cartel arrived?
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Town of Westborough Approves MMJ Zoning Bylaw

Westborough, Massachusetts–A Medical Marijuana zoning proposal was approved by voters at Town Meeting on March 16, 2013.

The vote was 97-34 in favor of the zoning bylaw.

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Spike in Child Use [Colorado]

Credit: CBS
Credit: CBS

Speaking of pushing, look at what is happening in Colorado: …“Spike in
children using marijuana”

74% of children in a Denver youth substance abuse treatment program report getting their pot from a “medical” marijuana cardholder an average of 50 times. (Journal of Child Psychiatry, June 2012, Thurstone)
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Chicanery, Charlatan, Carpet Bagging — Big Pot and Profit

•1978: Keith Stroup, Founder NORML:
“We are trying to get marijuana reclassified medically. If we do that, (we’ll do it in at least 20 states this year for chemotherapy patients) we’ll be using the issue as a red herring to give marijuana a good name.”

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Obama on drugs: “I am not in favor of legalization.”

During this YouTube Q&A, the President responded to a question from a member of LEAP stating that he is not in favor of legalization though he does support addressing drug use as a public health concern, considering drug courts and other alternatives for non-violent drug offenders, reducing demand and getting resources to treatment.

It is encouraging to hear a nuanced, thoughtful, and sensible position from the President and we encourage him to continue to find the courage and fortitude to follow this up with real policy change while putting the brakes on the legalization march at the State level.

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Here’s the full transcript:

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